MDG 2: Achieve Universal Primary Education

The second Millennium Development Goal (MDG) seeks to ensure that, by 2015, children everywhere, boys and girls alike, will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling. However, according to the 2010 MDG Report, it is unlikely that the Goal will be achieved globally by 2015. In order to achieve universal primary education, [...]

MDG 1: Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger

The first Millennium Development Goal aims to eradicate extreme poverty and hunger by reducing by half the proportion of people living on less than $1.25 a day, by achieving full and productive employment for all, including women and young people, and by reducing by half the proportion of people who suffer from hunger. A review [...]

Achieving the Millennium Development Goals

The United Nation’s Summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) came to a close about two weeks ago. With only five years remaining to achieve the eight anti-poverty goals, world leaders committed to a new global action plan based on lessons learned over the past ten years. One of the biggest commitments during the three-day [...]